I Walk the Line

song written and composed by Johnny Cash, originally recorded by Johnny Cash and released in 1956

"I Walk the Line" is a song that was written and recorded by Johnny Cash in 1956. It was the first number one single Cash got. It sold over 2 million copies. Cash said that the song is about his promise to love and care for his wife.

"I Walk the Line"
Song by Johnny Cash
from the album With His Hot and Blue Guitar
ReleasedMay 1, 1956
RecordedApril 2, 1956
Sun Records
Songwriter(s)Johnny Cash
Producer(s)Sam Phillips

Chart positions

Chart (1957) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 17